New Bill Would Ban Changing-Room Snooping

Law360, New York (February 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives that would ban employers from keeping their workers under surveillance while they're changing clothes.

The bill, knowns as the Employee Changing Room Privacy Act, would “protect employees from invasion of privacy by employers by prohibiting video and audio monitoring of employees when in an area where it is reasonable to expect employees to change clothing.”

It was introduced Wednesday by Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-N.J.) and co-sponsored by Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.). Immediately after, it was referred...
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